Hindu worshippers attending the festival of Kumbh Mela in India, were pictured packed on the banks of the Ganges today as they took part in a day of holy bathing despite rising Covid cases.
Daily Mail. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:39:46 GMT.
NEW DELHI - Multiple Indian states are warning the federal government of COVID-19 vaccine shortages as another spike in cases threatens to overrun the country and its already-feeble medical infrastructure. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Sat, 10 Apr 2021 06:10:24 -0400.
The new wave will hurt global efforts and vaccine supplies, experts say. Researchers are scrambling to assess whether new coronavirus variants are playing a role in India.
Mujib Mashal and Hari Kumar. New York Times. Sat, 10 Apr 2021 08:20:02 +0000.
Mrs. World was arrested on Thursday for pulling the crown off of Mrs. Sri Lanka's head, allegedly causing the beauty pageant queen to suffer injuries.
Melissa Roberto. Fox News. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:19:00 GMT.
Reigning Mrs World Caroline Jurie has been released on bail after she was arrested in Sri Lanka for allegedly injuring a pageant contestant in an on-stage row.
Sky News. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:16:00 +0100.
U.S. climate envoy John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met briefly in New Delhi, according to Russian media, and discussed the global climate agenda.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 06 Apr 2021 10:01:53 +0000.
India reported its biggest single-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began Monday, and officials in the hard-hit state home to Mumbai are returning to the closure of some businesses and places of worship ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:18:03 +1200.
The fire ripped through the Balukhali camp near the southeastern town of Cox's Bazar late on Monday, burning through thousands of hutments as people scrambled to save their meagre possessions.
Voice of America. Tue, 23 Mar 2021 06:56:09 -0400.
Facts About South Asian States
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2020, India's estimated population was 1,380,004,385.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2020, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 164,689,383.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2020, its estimated population was 771,608.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2020, the nation's estimated population was 540,544.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2020, its estimated population was 29,136,808.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2020,
the country's population was estimated at 21,413,249.